SCOTTISH BALLET ANNOUNCES 2018 SEASON

Get ready for a year spent at all ends of the globe. We've just announced our full schedule of main events for 2018 and it's going to be a treat!

Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling dances its way to the Scottish Islands

Following performances in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scottish Ballet we'll be taking this 'romantic wee ballet' to Shetland, Orkney, Lewis and Argyll. Sponsors Loganair will fly the dancers and crew to the islands, whilst Calmac will transport the set and cosutmes. 

This is the first time Scottish Ballet has toured a full-scale production to such remote locations, where the company will turn local sports complexes and town halls into full scale theatres for the performances, giving regional audiences the exact same experience as those in the city.

Highland Fling was originally produced in 1994 by Olivier Award-winner Sir Matthew Bourne. Presented exclusively by Scottish Ballet, the production is a wonderfully imaginative re-working of the classic romantic ballet La Sylphide with a wickedly wry Scots twist and hilarity mixed with classical ballet. In addition, Scottish Ballet is the only company to be given the rights to recreate any of Matthew Bourne’s works.

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Summer 2018: Hansel & Gretel tours Asia

Scrumptiously surreal with more than a sprinkle of magic, Christopher Hampson’s Hansel & Gretel will be performed by Scottish Ballet outside of the UK for the first time, and the company will make its debut in Macao, following stops in Seoul and Hong Kong. A carousel of delicious treats from start to finish, Hansel & Gretel is full to the brim with magic and wit, with toys that come to life and a beautiful, bewitching ballerina.

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Summer 2018: SB at Glasgow 2018 Euro Championships

Scottish Ballet will collaborate with YDance to create an intergenerational dance festival that will involve community dancers aged from 15 to 70. Scottish Ballet’s Youth Exchange and Elders Company will be involved alongside National Youth Dance Scotland and performances will take place in Glasgow during August as part of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships Festival.

Click to below to find out more about the Youth Exchange Programme and Elders Company.


Winter 2018/19: Cinderella SHALL go to the ball

Christopher Hampson's hugely popular Cinderella returns as part of Scottish Ballet’s Winter Season 2018/19. This ravishing interpretation of Cinderella features luxurious costumes and extravagant sets, accompanied live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra performing the world famous Prokofiev score.

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